System Administration Toolkit: Get the most out of bash

Get the most out of bash is the article in the Systems Administration Toolkit series and it examines the features and utility of the bash shell. Ease your system administration tasks by taking advantage of key parts of the Bourne-again shell (bash…

Get the most out of bash is the article in the Systems Administration Toolkit series and it examines the features and utility of the bash shell.

Ease your system administration tasks by taking advantage of key parts of the Bourne-again shell (bash) and its features. Bash is a popular alternative to the original Bourne and Korn shells. It provides an impressive range of additional functionality that includes improvements to the scripting environment, extensive aliasing techniques, and improved methods for automatically completing different commands, files, and paths.

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